TS

or T.S.


tool shed.
top secret.
Also t.s. Slang: Vulgar. tough shit.
Informal. transsexual.

T, t

[tee]

noun, plural T's or Ts, t's or ts.

the 20th letter of the English alphabet, a consonant.
any spoken sound represented by the letter T or t, as in tub, but, or butter.
something having the shape of a T.
a written or printed representation of the letter T or t.
a device, as a printer's type, for reproducing the letter T or t.

Idioms

    to a T, exactly; perfectly: That job would suit you to a T.Also to a tee.

T

[tee]

noun (sometimes lowercase)

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t

T

noun plural t's, T's or Ts

the 20th letter and 16th consonant of the modern English alphabet
a speech sound represented by this letter, usually a voiceless alveolar stop, as in tame
  1. something shaped like a T
  2. (in combination)a T-junction
to a T in every detail; perfectlythe work suited her to a T

t

symbol for

tonne(s)
troy (weight)
statistics distribution
statistics See Student's t

T

symbol for

absolute temperature
tera-
chem tritium
biochem thymine
tesla
surface tension

abbreviation for

Thailand (international car registration)
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Word Origin and History for ts

T

to cross one's T's (and dot one's i's) "to be exact" is attested from 1849. Phrase to a T "exactly" is recorded from 1690s, though the exact signification is uncertain, despite much speculation. The measuring tool called a T-square is recorded by that name from 1785.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

ts in Medicine

t

abbr.

temperature
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ts in Science

T

Abbreviation of temperature, tesla, thymine
The symbol for the isotope tritium.
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Idioms and Phrases with ts

T

see dot the i's and cross the t's; to a T.

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